Exciting Results from Our Follow-Up Study

[caption id="attachment_4237" align="aligncenter" width="430"] Participants of the Perry Outreach Program held at Mayo Clinic, Arizona 2015. Students meticulously plan an intermedullary nail fixation surgery on a fractured femur.[/caption] We are excited to announce the results of our 5-year program evaluation, which was completed this fall and clearly demonstrates the effectiveness of our sustained programmatic efforts on building a pipeline of female talent in orthopaedics and engineering. 93% of our high school program alumnae are enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics...

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New fall program schedule announced!

The Perry Initiative is heading all over the country this fall! Check out our new schedule for Sept and Oct 2015, and join us at one of our programs in Texas, North Carolina, Kansas City, or Seattle, among others. Full schedule here.

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Summertime Professional Development for Orthopaedics In Action!

We're excited to announce three FREE professional development workshops this summer for middle and high school teachers on our exciting new curriculum, Orthopaedics In Action (OIA). Workshops will be held in July in Newark, DE, and Sacramento and San Francisco, CA. Check our events page for more details! OIA is is unique, hands-on curriculum for middle and high school STEM classrooms that teaches engineering concepts through the lens of biomedical sciences. The curriculum is well aligned with Next Generation Science...

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Dr. Ann Van Heest joins our Board of Directors

We are very excited to welcome Dr. Ann Van Heest to our Board of Directors. Dr. Van Heest is an orthopaedic surgeon at University of Minnesota, specializing in hand and upper extremity in both adults and children. Dr. Van Heest is also extremely active in efforts to diversify orthopaedics and has published extensively on women in surgical practice. Read more about Dr. Van Heest and all of our board members here.

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